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Anton Chekhov

"The Kiss" by Anton Chekhov After reading Anton Chekhov’s “The Kiss”, it is apparent that several elements of fiction were incorporated into his story. The story included interesting characters, a descriptive setting that effectively reflects the mood of what is going on, sufficient amount of irony. And a well developed plot and structure. Out of all of these components that help to build a successful fictional story, the element that was most effective was the element of plot. The plot...

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Alice Munro and Anton Chekhov

Alice Munro and Anton Chekhov: A Comparative Analysis Ms. Sangita L. Patil Research Scholar, Shivaji University, Kolhapur (India) The comparative analysis of the stories of two famous contemporary writers Alice Munro and Anton Chekhov gives an opportunity to follow the development of the genre of short stories in Canadian and in Russian literature. Both are stalwarts of their respective literature. Commenting on the greatness of A. Chekhov, E. B. Tager writes: As...

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" the Bet" by Anton Chekhov

A Fool and His Money Are Soon Parted The story “The Bet” by Anton Chekhov is a unique tale. In this tale the protagonists are a banker and a lawyer. The main cause of this tale is all because of a bet that was made, the banker thinks that the death penalty is more humane that imprisonment for life while the lawyer thinks the opposite. The banker is a man who thinks he is always right, he is very overconfident. Another character trait of the banker is greed. His final character trait is conniving...

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Anton Chekhov- the Lottery Ticket

Thematic Essay: The Lottery Ticket by Anton Chekhov Anton Chekhov was very talented in that he could convey well the emotion and the suspense with each and every situation of his stories. In Anton Chekhov's short story, "The Lottery Ticket", Ivan Dmitritch and his wife imagine the vast splendors that would come had they won the lottery. Shown in this condensed work, Ivan and his wife realize that they have changing attitudes toward each other and their all important family. In the beginning,...

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Anton Chekhov Legacy

A few months before he died, Chekhov told the writer Ivan Bunin he thought people might go on reading him for seven years. "Why seven?" asked Bunin. "Well, seven and a half," Chekhov replied. "That’s not bad. I’ve got six years to live."[85] Always modest, Chekhov could hardly have imagined the extent of his posthumous reputation. The ovations for The Cherry Orchard in the year of his death showed him how high he had risen in the affection of the Russian public—by then he was second in literary...

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Concerning Love by Anton Chekhov

Anton Chekhov’s Concerning Love is exactly that, a short story concerning the love that both Alyokhin and Anna Luganovich feel for each other but never act upon. The love started when Alyokhin took up a part-time job in town as the honorary justice of peace. Through his work he met Anna’s husband, Dmitry Luganovich, who invited Alyokhin back to his house for dinner. Alyokhin immediately took a strong liking towards Anna, “…here was a young, beautiful, kind, intelligent, enchanting woman, unlike...

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Love and Morality in the “the Lady with the Lapdog” by Anton Chekhov

Name: Course: Tutor: Date: Love and Morality in the “The Lady with the Lapdog” by Anton Chekhov Introduction The “Lady with the Lapdog,” is a story by a Russian author Anton Chekhov. It is a story that raises eyebrows and entices the mind as one reads through to understand the actions of the two main characters, Anna and Gurov. Their actions are looked down and unspeakable according to the Russian society. Chekhov has successfully managed to show how self-pleasure rise above everything in his short...

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“the Lottery” by Shirley Jackson and “the Lottery Ticket” by Anton Chekhov

Comparative Essay “The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson and “The Lottery Ticket” by Anton Chekhov Most people today would define Lottery as the drawing of lots in which prizes are distributed to the winners among persons buying a chance, however these two stories give us a different out look on the word lottery. The stories “The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson and “The Lottery Ticket” by Anton Chekhov are both extremely powerful stories that leave you thinking. People turn on other people for self...

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Compare and Contrast Anton Chekhov and Shakespeare

Since I've been reading so much Shakespeare lately, I can't help but think of the two playwrights together. Shakespeare and Chekhov are my two favorite dramatists (which makes me feel a bit conventional, but sometimes conventions come about for good reasons), and they both share a profound ability to create fully rounded, psychologically complex characters. What interests me most in theater--really in all literature--the way a good writer can suggest the inner life of a particular individual. ...

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Wa Chekhov

influence can create ones identity. The short stories The Betrothed and The Darling; written by Anton Chekhov, display similar generalizations of a woman’s role in Russian society. The Betrothed is a short story about a young woman who chooses to pursue education independently over an arranged, loveless marriage. The Darling presents a traditional Russian woman who continues to fall in love. Anton Chekhov reveals criticism of society through the contrasting roles of the main characters. The indirect...

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